Veer Keizer, Ph.D.

Veer Keizer, Ph.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute


Veer Keizer is a visiting fellow in the Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression at the National Cancer Institute. She obtained her Ph.D. from Leiden University, where she studied transcription factor binding dynamics using live cell single-molecule imaging techniques. Between 2017 and 2020, Veer carried out postdoctoral work at Institut Curie in Paris. Here she developed a tool to manipulate chromatin in live cells using magnetism and gained insight into the mechanical properties of chromatin. As a member of Dan Larson’s Systems Biology of Gene Expression Group, she leverages imaging techniques and other tools at the interface between physics and biology to gain insight into the direct link between chromatin interactions and transcription.

Areas of Expertise

Single-molecule Microscopy
Chromatin Organization